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  1. Content type: Research

    Estuarine plumes are frequently under strong influence of land-derived inputs of organic matter. These plumes have characteristic physical and chemical conditions, and their morphology and extent in the coasta...

    Authors: Ana P Oliveira, Marcos D Mateus, Graça Cabeçadas and Ramiro Neves

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2015 10:2

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  2. Content type: Research

    The terrestrial land surface in West Africa is made up of several types of savanna ecosystems differing in land use changes which modulate gas exchanges between their vegetation and the overlying atmosphere. T...

    Authors: Emmanuel Quansah, Matthias Mauder, Ahmed A Balogun, Leonard K Amekudzi, Luitpold Hingerl, Jan Bliefernicht and Harald Kunstmann

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2015 10:1

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  3. Content type: Methodology

    To implement the REDD+ mechanism (Reducing Emissions for Deforestation and Forest Degradation, countries need to prioritize areas to combat future deforestation CO2 emissions, identify the drivers of deforestatio...

    Authors: Naikoa Aguilar-Amuchastegui, Juan Carlos Riveros and Jessica L Forrest

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2014 9:10

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  4. Content type: Research

    Land use and land cover change occurring in tropical forest landscapes contributes substantially to carbon emissions. Better insights into the spatial variation of aboveground biomass is therefore needed. By m...

    Authors: Carina Van der Laan, Pita A Verweij, Marcela J Quiñones and André P Faaij

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2014 9:8

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  5. Content type: Research

    The high spatio-temporal variability of aboveground biomass (AGB) in tropical forests is a large source of uncertainty in forest carbon stock estimation. Due to their spatial distribution and sampling intensit...

    Authors: Sienna Svob, J Pablo Arroyo-Mora and Margaret Kalacska

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2014 9:9

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  6. Content type: Research

    There is a need for new satellite remote sensing methods for monitoring tropical forest carbon stocks. Advanced RADAR instruments on board satellites can contribute with novel methods. RADARs can see through c...

    Authors: Svein Solberg, Erik Næsset, Terje Gobakken and Ole-Martin Bollandsås

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2014 9:5

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  7. Content type: Research

    Forests store large amounts of carbon in forest biomass, and this carbon can be released to the atmosphere following forest disturbance or management. In the western US, forest fuel reduction treatments design...

    Authors: Katharine C Kelsey, Kallie L Barnes, Michael G Ryan and Jason C Neff

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2014 9:6

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  8. Content type: Commentary

    For tropical forest carbon to be commoditized, a consistent, globally verifiable system for reporting and monitoring carbon stocks and emissions must be achieved. We call for a global airborne LiDAR campaign t...

    Authors: Joseph Mascaro, Gregory P Asner, Stuart Davies, Alex Dehgan and Sassan Saatchi

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2014 9:7

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  9. Content type: Research

    A large proportion of the tropical rain forests of central Africa undergo periodic selective logging for timber harvesting. The REDD+ mechanism could promote less intensive logging if revenue from the addition...

    Authors: Michel Ndjondo, Sylvie Gourlet-Fleury, Raphaël J Manlay, Nestor Laurier Engone Obiang, Alfred Ngomanda, Claudia Romero, Florian Claeys and Nicolas Picard

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2014 9:4

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  10. Content type: Research

    Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) data may be a valuable component of a LIDAR-based carbon monitoring system, but integration of the two observation systems is not without challenges. To explore integration ...

    Authors: Kristofer D Johnson, Richard Birdsey, Andrew O Finley, Anu Swantaran, Ralph Dubayah, Craig Wayson and Rachel Riemann

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2014 9:3

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  11. Content type: Research

    The carbon stored in vegetation varies across tropical landscapes due to a complex mix of climatic and edaphic variables, as well as direct human interventions such as deforestation and forest degradation. Map...

    Authors: Simon Willcock, Oliver L Phillips, Philip J Platts, Andrew Balmford, Neil D Burgess, Jon C Lovett, Antje Ahrends, Julian Bayliss, Nike Doggart, Kathryn Doody, Eibleis Fanning, Jonathan MH Green, Jaclyn Hall, Kim L Howell, Rob Marchant, Andrew R Marshall…

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2014 9:2

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Carbon Balance and Management 2017 12:20

  12. Content type: Research

    Forest resources supply a wide range of environmental services like mitigation of increasing levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2). As climate is changing, forest managers have added pressure to obtain fo...

    Authors: Fabián B Gálvez, Andrew T Hudak, John C Byrne, Nicholas L Crookston and Robert F Keefe

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2014 9:1

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  13. Content type: Research

    The United Nation’s Program for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) aims to reduce the 20% contribution to global emissions of greenhouse gases from the forest sector, offering...

    Authors: Natasha S Ribeiro, Céu N Matos, Isabel R Moura, Robert A Washington-Allen and Ana I Ribeiro

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2013 8:11

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  14. Content type: Research

    Mapping the aboveground biomass of tropical forests is essential both for implementing conservation policy and reducing uncertainties in the global carbon cycle. Two medium resolution (500 m – 1000 m) pantropi...

    Authors: Edward TA Mitchard, Sassan S Saatchi, Alessandro Baccini, Gregory P Asner, Scott J Goetz, Nancy L Harris and Sandra Brown

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2013 8:10

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  15. Content type: Research

    The objective of this study was to demonstrate a new, cost-effective method to define the sustainable amounts of harvested wood products in Southeast Asian countries case studies, while avoiding degradation (n...

    Authors: Christopher Potter, Steven Klooster, Vanessa Genovese and Cyrus Hiatt

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2013 8:9

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  16. Content type: Research

    Increases in the spatial extent and density of woody plants relative to herbaceous species have been observed across many ecosystems. These changes can have large effects on ecosystem carbon stocks and therefo...

    Authors: Daniel P Fernandez, Jason C Neff, Cho-ying Huang, Gregory P Asner and Nichole N Barger

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2013 8:8

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  17. Content type: Research

    High fidelity carbon mapping has the potential to greatly advance national resource management and to encourage international action toward climate change mitigation. However, carbon inventories based on field...

    Authors: Gregory P Asner, Joseph Mascaro, Christopher Anderson, David E Knapp, Roberta E Martin, Ty Kennedy-Bowdoin, Michiel van Breugel, Stuart Davies, Jefferson S Hall, Helene C Muller-Landau, Catherine Potvin, Wayne Sousa, Joseph Wright and Eldridge Bermingham

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2013 8:7

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  18. Content type: Methodology

    Forests contribute to climate change mitigation by storing carbon in tree biomass. The amount of carbon stored in this carbon pool is estimated by using either allometric equations or biomass expansion factors...

    Authors: Carlos Roberto Sanquetta, Jaime Wojciechowski, Ana Paula Dalla Corte, Aurélio Lourenço Rodrigues and Greyce Charllyne Benedet Maas

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2013 8:6

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  19. Content type: Research

    A regional-scale sensitivity study has been carried out to investigate the climatic effects of forest cover change in Europe. Applying REMO (regional climate model of the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology),...

    Authors: Borbála Gálos, Stefan Hagemann, Andreas Hänsler, Georg Kindermann, Diana Rechid, Kevin Sieck, Claas Teichmann and Daniela Jacob

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2013 8:3

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  20. Content type: Research

    Forests play an important role in the global carbon flow. They can store carbon and can also provide wood which can substitute other materials. In EU27 the standing biomass is steadily increasing. Increments a...

    Authors: Georg E Kindermann, Stefan Schörghuber, Tapio Linkosalo, Anabel Sanchez, Werner Rammer, Rupert Seidl and Manfred J Lexer

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2013 8:2

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  21. Content type: Research

    The U.S. has been providing national-scale estimates of forest carbon (C) stocks and stock change to meet United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) reporting requirements for years. Althou...

    Authors: Barry Tyler Wilson, Christopher W Woodall and Douglas M Griffith

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2013 8:1

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  22. Content type: Research

    Regrowing tropical forests worldwide sequester important amounts of carbon and restore part of the C emissions emitted by deforestation. However, there are large uncertainties concerning the rates of carbon ac...

    Authors: Carlos A Sierra, Jorge I del Valle and Hector I Restrepo

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2012 7:12

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  23. Content type: Research

    Unmanaged or old-growth forests are of paramount importance for carbon sequestration and thus for the mitigation of climate change among further implications, e.g. biodiversity aspects. Still, the importance o...

    Authors: Joachim Krug, Michael Koehl and Dierk Kownatzki

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2012 7:11

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  24. Content type: Research

    Lidar height data collected by the Geosciences Laser Altimeter System (GLAS) from 2002 to 2008 has the potential to form the basis of a globally consistent sample-based inventory of forest biomass. GLAS lidar ...

    Authors: Sean P Healey, Paul L Patterson, Sassan Saatchi, Michael A Lefsky, Andrew J Lister and Elizabeth A Freeman

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2012 7:10

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  25. Content type: Research

    Forest fuel treatments have been proposed as tools to stabilize carbon stocks in fire-prone forests in the Western U.S.A. Although fuel treatments such as thinning and burning are known to immediately reduce f...

    Authors: Chris H Carlson, Solomon Z Dobrowski and Hugh D Safford

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2012 7:7

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  26. Content type: Research

    Forests of the Midwest U.S. provide numerous ecosystem services. Two of these, carbon sequestration and wood production, are often portrayed as conflicting. Currently, carbon management and biofuel policies ar...

    Authors: Scott D Peckham, Stith T Gower and Joseph Buongiorno

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2012 7:6

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  27. Content type: Research

    No consensus has been reached how to measure the effectiveness of climate change mitigation in the land-use sector and how to prioritize land use accordingly. We used the long-term cumulative and average secto...

    Authors: Hannes Böttcher, Annette Freibauer, Yvonne Scholz, Vincent Gitz, Philippe Ciais, Martina Mund, Thomas Wutzler and Ernst-Detlef Schulze

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2012 7:5

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  28. Content type: Research

    In agricultural regions, streamside forests have been reduced in age and extent, or removed entirely to maximize arable cropland. Restoring and reforesting such riparian zones to mature forest, particularly al...

    Authors: Richard D Rheinhardt, Mark M Brinson, Gregory F Meyer and Kevin H Miller

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2012 7:4

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  29. Content type: Research

    Process based vegetation models are central to understand the hydrological and carbon cycle. To achieve useful results at regional to global scales, such models require various input data from a wide range of ...

    Authors: Markus Tum, Franziska Strauss, Ian McCallum, Kurt Günther and Erwin Schmid

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2012 7:3

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  30. Content type: Research

    Accurate, high-resolution mapping of aboveground carbon density (ACD, Mg C ha-1) could provide insight into human and environmental controls over ecosystem state and functioning, and could support conservation an...

    Authors: Gregory P Asner, John K Clark, Joseph Mascaro, Romuald Vaudry, K Dana Chadwick, Ghislain Vieilledent, Maminiaina Rasamoelina, Aravindh Balaji, Ty Kennedy-Bowdoin, Léna Maatoug, Matthew S Colgan and David E Knapp

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2012 7:2

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  31. Content type: Research

    Global forests capture and store significant amounts of CO2 through photosynthesis. When carbon is removed from forests through harvest, a portion of the harvested carbon is stored in wood products, often for man...

    Authors: Keith D Stockmann, Nathaniel M Anderson, Kenneth E Skog, Sean P Healey, Dan R Loeffler, Greg Jones and James F Morrison

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2012 7:1

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  32. Content type: Review

    Historic carbon emissions are an important foundation for proposed efforts to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation and enhance forest carbon stocks through conservation and sustainable fo...

    Authors: Douglas C Morton, Marcio H Sales, Carlos M Souza Jr and Bronson Griscom

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2011 6:18

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  33. Content type: Review

    The paper reviews a number of challenges associated with reducing degradation and its related emissions through national approaches to REDD+ under UNFCCC policy. It proposes that in many countries, it may in t...

    Authors: Margaret M Skutsch, Arturo Balderas Torres, Tuyeni H Mwampamba, Adrian Ghilardi and Martin Herold

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2011 6:16

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  34. Content type: Research

    Reducing carbon Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD+) is of central importance to combat climate change. Foremost among the challenges is quantifying nation's carbon emissions from deforestation...

    Authors: Mehraj A Sheikh, Munesh Kumar, Rainer W Bussman and NP Todaria

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2011 6:15

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  35. Content type: Review

    Measuring forest degradation and related forest carbon stock changes is more challenging than measuring deforestation since degradation implies changes in the structure of the forest and does not entail a chan...

    Authors: Martin Herold, Rosa María Román-Cuesta, Danilo Mollicone, Yasumasa Hirata, Patrick Van Laake, Gregory P Asner, Carlos Souza, Margaret Skutsch, Valerio Avitabile and Ken MacDicken

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2011 6:13

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  36. Content type: Research

    Standing dead trees are one component of forest ecosystem dead wood carbon (C) pools, whose national stock is estimated by the U.S. as required by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. His...

    Authors: Grant M Domke, Christopher W Woodall and James E Smith

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2011 6:14

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  37. Content type: Editorial

    The International Year of Forests, declared by the UN, is a good occasion to discuss approaches to reducing forest degradation in developing countries. The articles collected in Thematic Forest Series form a d...

    Authors: Georgii A Alexandrov

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2011 6:12

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  38. Content type: Research

    Quantification of ecosystem services, such as carbon (C) storage, can demonstrate the benefits of managing for both production and habitat conservation in agricultural landscapes. In this study, we evaluated C...

    Authors: John N Williams, Allan D Hollander, A Toby O'Geen, L Ann Thrupp, Robert Hanifin, Kerri Steenwerth, Glenn McGourty and Louise E Jackson

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2011 6:11

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  39. Content type: Methodology

    Countries willing to adopt a REDD regime need to establish a national Measurement, Reporting and Verification (MRV) system that provides information on forest carbon stocks and carbon stock changes. Due to the...

    Authors: Michael Köhl, Andrew Lister, Charles T Scott, Thomas Baldauf and Daniel Plugge

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2011 6:10

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  40. Content type: Methodology

    The voluntary carbon market is a new and growing market that is increasingly important to consider in managing forestland. Monitoring, reporting, and verifying carbon stocks and fluxes at a project level is th...

    Authors: Jordan Golinkoff, Mark Hanus and Jennifer Carah

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2011 6:9

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  41. Content type: Research

    Assessing biomass is gaining increasing interest mainly for bioenergy, climate change research and mitigation activities, such as reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation and the role of co...

    Authors: Valerio Avitabile, Martin Herold, Matieu Henry and Christiane Schmullius

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2011 6:7

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  42. Content type: Research

    The Biomass Expansion Factor (BEF) and the Root-to-Shoot Ratio (R) are variables used to quantify carbon stock in forests. They are often considered as constant or species/area specific values in most studies....

    Authors: Carlos R Sanquetta, Ana PD Corte and Fernando da Silva

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2011 6:6

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  43. Content type: Research

    This study evaluates the carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas fluxes to the atmosphere resulting from charcoal production in Zambia. It combines new biomass and flux data from a study, that was conducted in a

    Authors: Werner L Kutsch, Lutz Merbold, Waldemar Ziegler, Mukufute M Mukelabai, Maurice Muchinda, Olaf Kolle and Robert J Scholes

    Citation: Carbon Balance and Management 2011 6:5

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